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Rape myth acceptance: Exploration of its structure and its measurement using the Illinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale.
Abstract A series of six studies were conducted to explore the structure underlying rape myths and to develop the 45-itemIllinois Rape Myth Acceptance Scale(“IRMA”). In the first study, 604
Rape Myths
Theories of sexual aggression and victimization have increasingly emphasized the role of rape myths in the perpetuation of sexual assault. Rape myths are attitudes and generally false beliefs about
Attitudinal antecedents of rape myth acceptance: A theoretical and empirical reexamination.
M. R. Burt (1980) concluded that acceptance of rape myths was strongly related to adversarial sexual beliefs, tolerance of interpersonal violence, and gender role stereotyping. However, the scales
Measuring Sexual Harassment: Theoretical and Psychometric Advances
This article describes a program of research designed to yield a conceptually grounded, psychometrically sound instrument for assessing the incidence and prevalence of sexual harassment in the
Antecedents and consequences of sexual harassment in organizations: a test of an integrated model.
TLDR
An empirical test of a recently proposed conceptual model identifying antecedents and consequences of harassment of women employed at a large, regulated utility company found that the model's predictions were generally supported.
The Career Psychology of Women
Summarizing literature from the twenty-year-old field of women's career development, this book brings scholars and professionals up-to-date in their understanding of the factors influencing women's
No Safe Haven: Male Violence Against Women at Home, at Work, and in the Community
The Culture and Context of Male Violence Against Women Understanding the Perpetrator and the Victim - Who Abuses and Who is Abused? The Prevalence of Intimate Violence - Physical and Psychological
Sexual harassment. Violence against women in the workplace.
  • L. Fitzgerald
  • Political Science
    The American psychologist
  • 1 October 1993
TLDR
A brief review of the prevalence and consequences of sexual harassment is provided and social policy implications for research, legislation, and primary prevention are outlined.
Male gender role conflict: Psychometric issues and relations to psychological distress.
Two distinct deficits in research on male gender role conflict are addressed: (a) lack of psychometric information and (b) lack of research involving clinical samples. First, using 1,043 men across
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